Cuss vs. Curse

Cuss vs. Curse — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Cuss and Curse

Cussverb

To curse or curse at.

Cursenoun

An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.

Cussnoun

A curse.

Cursenoun

Evil or misfortune viewed as resulting from such an appeal

believed that the amulet would ward off curses.

Cussnoun

A stubborn or annoying person or animal.

Cursenoun

A source or cause of evil; a scourge

“Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race” (William Ewart Gladstone).
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Cussverb

To use cursing, to use bad language, to speak profanely.

Cursenoun

A profane word or phrase; a swearword.

Cussnoun

A curse.

Cursenoun

(Ecclesiastical) A censure, ban, or anathema.

Cussnoun

A curse word.

Cursenoun

(Offensive) Menstruation. Used with the.

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Cussnoun

A fellow, person.

Curseverb

To invoke evil or misfortune upon; damn.

Cussnoun

a persistently annoying person

Curseverb

To swear at

cursed the car because it wouldn't start.

Cussnoun

a boy or man;

that chap is your hostthere's a fellow at the doorhe's a likable cuss

Curseverb

To bring evil upon; afflict

was cursed with crippling arthritis.

Cussnoun

profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;

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Curseverb

(Ecclesiastical) To put under a ban or anathema; excommunicate.

Cussverb

utter obscenities or profanities;

The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

Curseverb

To utter curses; swear.

Cursenoun

A supernatural detriment or hindrance; a bane.

Cursenoun

A prayer or imprecation that harm may befall someone.

Cursenoun

The cause of great harm, evil, or misfortune; that which brings evil or severe affliction; torment.

Cursenoun

A vulgar epithet.

Cursenoun

A woman's menses.

Curseverb

(transitive) To place a curse upon (a person or object).

Curseverb

To call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury upon; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate.

Curseverb

(transitive) To speak or shout a vulgar curse or epithet.

Curseverb

(intransitive) To use offensive or morally inappropriate language.

Curseverb

To bring great evil upon; to be the cause of serious harm or unhappiness to; to furnish with that which will be a cause of deep trouble; to afflict or injure grievously; to harass or torment.

Cursenoun

profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;

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Cursenoun

an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

Cursenoun

an evil spell;

a witch put a curse on his whole familyhe put the whammy on me

Cursenoun

something causes misery or death;

the bane of my life

Cursenoun

a severe affliction

Curseverb

utter obscenities or profanities;

The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

Curseverb

heap obscenities upon;

The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger

Curseverb

wish harm upon; invoke evil upon;

The bad witch cursed the child

Curseverb

exclude from a church or a religious community;

The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner